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Ruth Greisiger

Obituary for Ruth Greisiger

June 15, 1932 - September 10, 2021
Langhorne, Pennsylvania | Age 89


Ruth Kletzing Greisiger

Langhorne - Previously of Holland, PA. Ruth passed away on September 10, 2021 at age 89 where she resided; Attleboro of Langhorne. She is preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Arthur (Eugene) and her parents, Russell and Mildred Kletzing. Ruth is survived by her children, Arthur Jr., Judith Ann Loughlin (Tom) and John; three grandchildren, Ryan Loughlin, Tommy (Heather) Loughlin, and Jenna Loughlin (Connor) Macfarlane; and two great-grandchildren, Isla Loughlin and Jameson Macfarlane.

Raised in Olney, Ruth worked as a switchboard operator at Bell Telephone where she met her husband. They married two years later and Gene joined Ruth's father in his business; Russell C. Kletzing Swiss Automatic Machine Shop in Frankford. Ten years after, the business relocated to Southampton where Ruth and Gene settled to raise their three children. Ruth was an Executive Secretary for Twining Construction before Ruth's father retired and she with Gene purchased the business; renaming it R. C. Kletzing, Inc. Ruth and Gene successfully grew the business for the next 45 years.

Ruth loved to entertain and her culinary skills made for traditional Sunday family dinners & reunions at their home. Ruth was an avid reader and enjoyed family card and chess games, later joining a ladies mahjongg group. In their younger years; Ruth and Gene belonged to a bowling league later mastering square dancing. Raising their children the family had many educational vacations traveling to National Historic Landmarks up and down the east coast. Afterwards Ruth and Gene traveled in their motor home taking their grandchildren on camping trips. Together Ruth and Gene traveled to Hawaii, Alaska, Spain and Africa. Their last trip included their grandchildren in Ireland. They also enjoyed many cruises and summers weekends at the family beach house in Ocean City, NJ.

At the request of the family; services will be private.
Contributions in Ruth's name may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation.

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